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World Development Report 2019—Consultation

WDR 2019 Cover

The World Bank Group is engaging extensively with civil society, foundations, youth and women’s groups, business groups and other multilateral organizations in the preparation of the 2019 WDR. This page will be updated periodically with further details of  past and future consultations.

  • September 26: Dublin, Irish Parliament Finance Committee
  • September 5–6: Amsterdam and The Hague—government
  • September 3–4: Senegal—government, NGOs
  • August 28–29: Romania—NGOs, international institutions, diplomatic corps
  • August 3: Colombo, Sri Lanka—government
  • July 31–August 1: New Delhi—government
  • July 13: Nairobi, stakeholders roundtable
  • July 11: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • July 6: The Hague, government and business association
                 Vilnius, government and academia
  • July 5: Amsterdam, academia
  • July 2: New York—Meeting with representatives from UNICEF, UNFPA, UNDP, UN Women and ILO
  • June 26: Washington, DC—Meeting with USAID
  • June 22: London—European Bank for Reconstruction and Development
  • June 21: London—Department for International Development
  • June 11: Sofia—Roundtable with Academia, CSOs and Policy Makers 
  • June 8: Tokyo—Roundtable with Academia, CSOs and Policy Makers and Meetings with Ministry of Finance and Japan International Cooperation Agency
  • June 7–8: Washington, DC—International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
  • June 5–7:  Beijing and Hangzhou—Workshop and Meetings with Government, Academia and Private Sector Stakeholders
  • June 4: New Delhi—Seminar and Meetings with Government, CSOs, Academia and other interested stakeholders
  • May 31: Paris—OECD - Seminar and Meetings 
  • May 31: Geneva—Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs
  • May 27: London—International Trade Union Confederation
  • May 25: Geneva—United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, International Telecommunication Union, and World Trade Organization
  • May 24: Geneva—International Labour Organization
  • May 7–8: Berlin—International Policy Workshop "Addressing the Changing Nature of Work" organized by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development.
  • April 27: Brussels—European Commission (DG Empl and EPSC)
  • March 9:  Vienna—Chamber of Labor and the Ministry for Digital and Economic Affairs